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Christian A. Zorman

Associate Professor

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science


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CONTACT INFORMATION
Phone: (216) 368-6117
Fax: (216) 368-6039
Email: christian.zorman@case.edu


Office:Glennan 715A, 10900 Euclid Avenue

Cleveland, OH 44106-7079

EDUCATION

Ph.D. in Physics Case Western Reserve University

M.S. in Physics Case Western Reserve University

B.S. in Physics The Ohio State University

B.A. in Economics, The Ohio State University

 
ACTIVE RESEARCH

Fundamental Micro/Nanosystems Materials Research

Development and characterization of emerging materials and requisite processing techniques for micro/nanosystems. Current emphasis is on thermoelastic polymers and amorphous SiC.

 

Flexible Substrate Microsystems Technology

Development of polymers and thin film coatings for mechanically-flexible microsystems, specifically for implantable microdevices.

 

BioMEMS

Development of MEMS for cell characterization, biofiltration, biodetection and implantable sensing systems.

 

MEMS for Communications Systems

Development of amorphous SiC microbridge-based switches and hermetically sealed micro-antennas.

POTENTIAL IMPACT

This research is aimed towards developing improvements in medicine, communications, and other areas by addressing key materials- and processing-related issues that limit deployment of micro- and nanosystems techologies.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

X.M.H. Huang, C.A. Zorman, M. Mehregany, and M.L. Roukes, “Microwave-Frequency Nanoelectromechanical Systems”, Nature, 421, 496, (2003).

J. Du, N. Singh, J. Summers and C.A. Zorman, "Development of PECVD SiC for MEMS using Trimethylsilane as the Precursor", Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings, 919, in press.

V.V. Keesara, D.M. Durand, and C.A. Zorman, "Fabrication and Characterization of Flexible, Microfabricated Neural Electrode Arrays Made from Liquid Crystal Polymer and Polynorbornene", Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings, 926E, in press.

G. Kotzar, A. Fleischman, J.M. Moran, M. Freas, S. Roy, J. Melzak, P. Abel, C. Zorman, “Evaluation of MEMS Materials of Construction for Implantable Medical Devices”, Biomaterials, 23, 2737-2750, (2002).

FIELDS
Characterization
Medicine
Micro/Nanofabrication
Electronics and Communications
NEMS/MEMS
Nanotechnology Education
Sensors